Adjusting to life can be difficult for parents whose children suffer from the effects of birth injuries. Along with the challenges of caring for a child with special needs, there is the loss of the future they planned. In cases where a child will never be able to care for him or herself, the pressure…

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Many truck driver accidents happen because drivers want to make their deliveries too quickly. To improve speed and efficiency, drivers may feel the need to cut corners. One way to cut corners is by speeding or running through red lights and stop signs. Another way to cut corners is to drive continually instead of taking…

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Everyone who has any type of medical procedure has the right to expect that their physicians, nurses, hospitals, and other health providers are competent. Doctors should be trained to anticipate the known risks to procedures and treatments. They should take steps to ensure a diagnosis is correct. When patients are harmed due to medical error,…

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Shakespeare wrote in Romeo and Juliet, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose/ By any other name would smell as sweet.” We’re not suggesting you change your name, but a recent study shows that your likelihood of having an accident may depend on your name. Uplift Legal Funding issued a study revealing…

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It’s wonderful news that there appear to be two vaccines for the COVID-19 disease. Hopefully, the world will return to normal soon. For some people who contract the disease, however, their world may never return to fully normal. Studies are showing that about one in seven COVID-19 patients have neurological disorders. These disorders range from…

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In product liability cases, manufacturers of products have a duty to make their products safe for the reasonably intended use. For example, cars need to be built so that the airbags deploy properly when there is a collision. If the product is defective and the defect causes an accident, then the makers of the product…

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Trucks have terrible sight lines. The length, breadth, and width of most trucks make it impossible for the driver to see some of the surrounding traffic. The dangers of blind spots are especially increased for semi-trucks which can run more than 70 feet long. Trucks are often loaded with heavy and shifting cargo and are…

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Compartment syndrome is a serious injury that occurs when pressure within the muscles builds to dangerous levels. The higher the pressure, the lower the blood flow throughout the body, which prevents oxygen and nutrients from reaching muscle and nerve cells. There are two types of compartment syndrome: acute and chronic. If you are suffering from…

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The Vatican recently published a handbook that outlines how investigations and reporting of abuse are to be handled by priests, lawyers, and other members of the Catholic Church. The church has not created any new laws, but rather a guide for how these claims are to be investigated and reported. Per NPR, Cardinal Louis Ladaria,…

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